Carnival Valor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Contributor Level: Purser

2-3 cruises


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1 out of 5

This was the worst cruise!

Sail Date: June 01, 2014

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Traveled As: Singles/Friends

Room Type: Balcony

I cruise every year, and I've cruised on carnival before, but never have I experienced such a horrible time! It started with the airport transfer that I paid for, they had to find a bus to come and get us. On our when we disembark from the ship and board the bus to the airport, we were supposed to be taken to terminal A, They Took US To Terminal D, took our luggage off the bus and told us to walk, they didn't even let is out curbside, they put us out across the street, and the walk was at least a half mile with all of our luggage.
The cruise ship didn't have a large variety , I might as well had stayed in San Juan, it appeared that this cruise was geared toward Spanish speaking gues5, only to find out at the airport that the cruise in gave a special price to residents in a food, basically the same food daily, even in the main dining rooms, the activities on the ship were boring and limited, and so many other passengers beside myself complained about it. Then when we reach St. Kitts and St. Maarten, there was a warning about mosquitos carrying disease, so of course I didn't get off to see the sights, too afraid of being attacked by mosw
Ship Quality
The ship is old
Food and Dining
not a big variety of food, no 24 hour restaurant, room service provided the same food daily
Service and Staff
The staff was nice and friendly, the service was ok
I only enjoyed the comedy show the last night, and the musical. There weren't too many choices in activities, especially on the day at sea
Onboard Activities
Not a big selection
Destinations and Excursions
Destinations were beautiful, especially Barbados, but I couldn't go on my excursion in st. Maarten because of the mosquito warning. THE Same With dt. Kitts
Cabin / Stateroom
The carpet smelled old, and the refrigerator was filthy. My Steward was great! But the ship can use some remodeling updates.
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Very busy, but the lines moved fast.
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Very friendly and clean.
Bridgetown, Barbados
The best from the people to the beach and the food was excellent!
Castries, St. Lucia
Went on a lovely excursion and enjoyef.
Basseterre, St. Kitts
Don't know, because of the mosquito warning, I choose not go on an excursion.
Philipsburg, St. Maarten
Same as St. Kitts


Same food every day, had an upset stomach, and everything was in Spanish. ..

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